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Helping The Endangered Species, G’Obama!

President Obama has a lot of work ahead of him, not to mention a lot of undoing of policies that the last guy put into action just before his departure. One of those being the Endangered Species Act.

“The White House will announce today that it is reconsidering another controversial last-minute environmental rule by President George W. Bush, an Obama administration official said Monday night. The Bush-era rule loosened the way the Endangered Species Act guides federal projects, such as roads and dams. The change, finalized in December, eliminated a requirement that federal agencies consult with experts about potential effects on endangered plants and wildlife before allowing projects to go ahead. Instead, federal agencies can determine on their own whether their projects would harm protected species.

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March 7, 2009 - Posted by | Animal Protection, Politics | , , , ,

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